The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 200 217 188
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 40 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 0.28% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.29% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 31 14 26
Average salary £37,500 £30,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -5.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,475 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Linux Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5935 5488 5196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.26% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4877 4609 4580
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the South West

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset -3 15 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Bristol +1 11 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Devon - 10 £57,500 -
Cornwall - 2 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £32,000 - 2
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 62 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (62.90%) Red Hat
3 32 (51.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (50.00%) Apache
5 29 (46.77%) MySQL
6 28 (45.16%) Bash Shell
6 28 (45.16%) Puppet
7 27 (43.55%) VMware
8 23 (37.10%) Shell Script
8 23 (37.10%) Tomcat
8 23 (37.10%) CentOS
9 21 (33.87%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (33.87%) ITIL
10 20 (32.26%) Cisco
10 20 (32.26%) LAMP
11 18 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (27.42%) Firewall
13 16 (25.81%) Windows
13 16 (25.81%) Web Services
13 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
14 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
15 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (20.97%) DevOps
16 12 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
16 12 (19.35%) Perl
17 11 (17.74%) Citrix
18 10 (16.13%) Ruby
18 10 (16.13%) IBM
18 10 (16.13%) Migration
18 10 (16.13%) Fedora

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (50.00%) Apache
2 23 (37.10%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.45%) nginx
3 4 (6.45%) IIS
4 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.87%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) Firewall
2 8 (12.90%) Internet
3 7 (11.29%) DNS
4 6 (9.68%) SAN
5 5 (8.06%) NAS
6 3 (4.84%) SSH
6 3 (4.84%) VPN
7 2 (3.23%) Broadband
8 1 (1.61%) LAN
8 1 (1.61%) WAN
8 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.77%) MySQL
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.68%) Selenium
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (12.90%) Games
2 2 (3.23%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.26%) LAMP
2 16 (25.81%) Web Services
3 2 (3.23%) REST
3 2 (3.23%) Laravel
3 2 (3.23%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Open Source
2 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.23%) Clustering
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (51.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (37.10%) CentOS
4 16 (25.81%) Windows
5 10 (16.13%) Solaris
5 10 (16.13%) Fedora
6 9 (14.52%) UNIX
7 7 (11.29%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (6.45%) Ubuntu
9 3 (4.84%) VMS
10 2 (3.23%) SUSE
10 2 (3.23%) Debian
10 2 (3.23%) HPUX
10 2 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) ITIL
2 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (20.97%) DevOps
3 10 (16.13%) Migration
4 8 (12.90%) Time Management
4 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.06%) Change Management
7 2 (3.23%) Low Latency
7 2 (3.23%) Project Management
7 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.23%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.23%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.23%) Release Management
7 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) Bash Shell
2 23 (37.10%) Shell Script
3 12 (19.35%) Perl
4 10 (16.13%) SQL
4 10 (16.13%) Ruby
5 9 (14.52%) Python
6 2 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Sun Certification
2 2 (3.23%) SCSA
2 2 (3.23%) RHCA
3 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.90%) XenApp
2 8 (12.90%) KVM
3 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (9.68%) Xen
5 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.23%) Squid
6 2 (3.23%) Samba
6 2 (3.23%) Gluster
6 2 (3.23%) Varnish
6 2 (3.23%) VirtualBox
6 2 (3.23%) NFS
6 2 (3.23%) Docker
6 2 (3.23%) RHEV
6 2 (3.23%) oVirt
6 2 (3.23%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 28 (45.16%) Puppet
2 12 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (12.90%) Vagrant
4 5 (8.06%) Nagios
5 3 (4.84%) Capistrano
5 3 (4.84%) Cobbler
6 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (3.23%) Ansible
6 2 (3.23%) SELinux
6 2 (3.23%) Pacemaker
7 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (62.90%) Red Hat
2 27 (43.55%) VMware
3 20 (32.26%) Cisco
4 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
5 11 (17.74%) Citrix
6 10 (16.13%) IBM
7 8 (12.90%) Google
8 7 (11.29%) Oracle
8 7 (11.29%) Sun
9 5 (8.06%) NetApp
10 4 (6.45%) Rackspace
10 4 (6.45%) HP
11 3 (4.84%) Dell
12 2 (3.23%) EMC
12 2 (3.23%) Symantec
13 1 (1.61%) Nokia
13 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.61%) Juniper
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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